River in the Sky shows that even for those dealing with the ramifications of fertility issues, speaking frankly and directly is seldom on the cards.
Peter Taylor’s script beautifully utilises imagery and metaphor in River in the Sky at the Hope Theatre and the overarching concept is strong.
Just as much as the emotional impact, though, it’s the unique and original approach to the subject matter that makes this debut production from Turn Point Theatre particularly memorable.
As River In The Sky opens at The Hope Theatre for three weeks, Lindsey Cross and Howard Horner, who play Ellie and Jack, talk about their experiences during rehearsals and what it means to show this new play about dealing with grief to an audience. Book your tickets now!
“Do you remember his first monster…” As four star hit River in the Sky prepares to come to The Hope Theatre, check out the emotive new trailer for the tale of a couple struggling with grief. Book your tickets now.
Following a hit run at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre earlier this year, Turn Point Theatre’s acclaimed drama River In The Sky receives an extended run at The Hope Theatre this summer. Book your tickets now.
Written by Lucy Burke and directed by Peter Taylor, Weird looks at the arduous task of trying to live a ‘normal’ life, while coping with an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)…
There is a lot to be said for keeping a show succinct and there is no doubt that diehard fans of the game and the man will get a lot out of Red Ladder’s The Damned United. When you lose too much, however, and the end result is just sound and fury, the rest are just left on the benches.
What makes Glitter Punch so compelling is the detail of the respective lives and how amidst life’s slings and arrows, there are moments of beauty and solace that make it seem all bearable.
Directing a world, a future dystopian world, was one of the major challenges and highlights about directing Still I See My Baby. I’ve never done anything like it before, especially in such a short time frame, but when I read the script, I couldn’t wait to play with the possibilities within it.
Peter Taylor directs Lucy Burke’s new two-hander Glitter Punch, which is now premiering at the King’s Head Theatre after first being performed as a scratch night in October. He explains the challenges of developing and helming a one-person show “with interjections”.
Molly is shit with words and her tits are too small. In many ways a shy and withdrawn teenager, in so many others full of bravado and confidence that she has developed by necessity to live in the poorer end of Salford.